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Urdu translators completing 21 years to be promoted

Rampur: Orders have been issued by UP government that about 3500 Urdu translators who have been working in police and civilian departments and who have completed 21years in this capacity may be promoted and given the status of senior clerks. A meeting of UP Urdu Anuvadak Rajya Karamchari Sangh (UP State Urdu Translators Employees Union) of Rampur was held on 22 June in which this decision of the state government was welcomed. Addressing this meeting, president of this union, Sajid Husain Khan said that a petition for this was submitted to state minister Muhammad Azam Khan in October last year (2015) with a request to consider the problems of employees of this cadre and its structure, who had sent it to chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on priority basis along with his recommendations. The state government issued the necessary order on this on 20 June. District president of the union Sajid Husain Khan while thanking the minister (Azam Khan) for this, hoped that other problems of Urdu translators would also be considered seriously and a suitable decision will be taken soon. District general secretary of Urdu translators union, Suhail Ahmad Khan said that a delegation of Urdu translators union will also meet minister Azam Khan soon and apprise him of the other difficulties Urdu translators face.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 July 2016 on page no. 14

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